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jel·ly

 (jĕl′ē)
n. pl. jel·lies
1. A soft, semisolid food substance with a resilient consistency, made by the setting of a liquid containing pectin or gelatin or by the addition of gelatin to a liquid, especially such a substance made of fruit juice containing pectin boiled with sugar.
2. Something, such as a petroleum ointment, having the consistency of a soft, semisolid food substance.
3. A shapeless, pulpy mass: The hero's laser zapped the monster, turning it to jelly.
4. Something, such as a body part, that has suddenly become limp or enervated: Her knees turned to jelly when she learned she won first prize.
5. A jellyfish.
6. A jelly sandal.
v. jel·lied, jel·ly·ing, jel·lies
v.tr.
To cause to have the consistency of jelly.
v.intr.
To acquire the consistency of jelly: The consommé jellied in the refrigerator.

[Middle English gelee, from Old French, from Vulgar Latin *gelāta, from Latin, feminine past participle of gelāre, to freeze; see gel- in Indo-European roots.]

jelly

(ˈdʒɛlɪ)
n, pl -lies
1. (Cookery) a fruit-flavoured clear dessert set with gelatine. US and Canadian trademark: Jell-o
2. (Cookery) a preserve made from the juice of fruit boiled with sugar and used as jam
3. (Cookery) a savoury food preparation set with gelatine or with a strong gelatinous stock and having a soft elastic consistency: calf's-foot jelly.
4. (Cookery) anything having the consistency of jelly
5. informal a coloured gelatine filter that can be fitted in front of a stage or studio light
vb, -lies, -lying or -lied
to jellify
[C14: from Old French gelee frost, jelly, from geler to set hard, from Latin gelāre, from gelu frost]
ˈjelly-ˌlike adj

jelly

(ˈdʒɛlɪ)
n
(Elements & Compounds) Brit a slang name for gelignite

jel•ly

(ˈdʒɛl i)

n., pl. -lies, n.
1. a sweet spread of fruit juice boiled with sugar and sometimes pectin, then cooled to a soft, sticky consistency.
2. any substance having such consistency.
3. Usu., jellies. a pair of transparent plastic sandals or shoes.
v.t.
4. to make into jelly; bring to the consistency of jelly.
5. to spread with jelly, syrup, or the like.
v.i.
6. to come to the consistency of jelly.
[1350–1400; Middle English gely < Old French gelee frozen jelly < Vulgar Latin and Medieval Latin gelāta, derivative of gelāre to freeze, congeal; compare gelatin]

marmalade

jamjelly
1. 'marmalade'

Marmalade is a sweet food made from oranges, lemons, limes, or grapefruit. In Britain, people spread it on bread or toast and eat it as part of their breakfast.

I love toast with orange marmalade.
2. 'jam' and 'jelly'

In English marmalade refers only to a food made from oranges, lemons, limes, or grapefruit. Don't use it to refer to a similar food made from other fruits, for example blackberries, strawberries, or apricots. A food like this is called jam in British English, and jam or jelly in American English.

I bought a jar of raspberry jam.
She made us jelly sandwiches.

jelly


Past participle: jellied
Gerund: jellying

Imperative
jelly
jelly
Present
I jelly
you jelly
he/she/it jellies
we jelly
you jelly
they jelly
Preterite
I jellied
you jellied
he/she/it jellied
we jellied
you jellied
they jellied
Present Continuous
I am jellying
you are jellying
he/she/it is jellying
we are jellying
you are jellying
they are jellying
Present Perfect
I have jellied
you have jellied
he/she/it has jellied
we have jellied
you have jellied
they have jellied
Past Continuous
I was jellying
you were jellying
he/she/it was jellying
we were jellying
you were jellying
they were jellying
Past Perfect
I had jellied
you had jellied
he/she/it had jellied
we had jellied
you had jellied
they had jellied
Future
I will jelly
you will jelly
he/she/it will jelly
we will jelly
you will jelly
they will jelly
Future Perfect
I will have jellied
you will have jellied
he/she/it will have jellied
we will have jellied
you will have jellied
they will have jellied
Future Continuous
I will be jellying
you will be jellying
he/she/it will be jellying
we will be jellying
you will be jellying
they will be jellying
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been jellying
you have been jellying
he/she/it has been jellying
we have been jellying
you have been jellying
they have been jellying
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been jellying
you will have been jellying
he/she/it will have been jellying
we will have been jellying
you will have been jellying
they will have been jellying
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been jellying
you had been jellying
he/she/it had been jellying
we had been jellying
you had been jellying
they had been jellying
Conditional
I would jelly
you would jelly
he/she/it would jelly
we would jelly
you would jelly
they would jelly
Past Conditional
I would have jellied
you would have jellied
he/she/it would have jellied
we would have jellied
you would have jellied
they would have jellied
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.jelly - an edible jelly (sweet or pungent) made with gelatin and used as a dessert or salad base or a coating for foods
dainty, goody, kickshaw, treat, delicacy - something considered choice to eat
calf's-foot jelly - a savory jelly made with gelatin obtained by boiling calves' feet
gelatin dessert - jellied dessert made with gelatin and fruit juice or water
aspic - savory jelly based on fish or meat stock used as a mold for meats or vegetables
2.jelly - a preserve made of the jelled juice of fruitjelly - a preserve made of the jelled juice of fruit
conserve, conserves, preserves, preserve - fruit preserved by cooking with sugar
apple jelly - jelly made from apple juice
grape jelly - jelly made from grape juice
3.jelly - any substance having the consistency of jelly or gelatin
substance - a particular kind or species of matter with uniform properties; "shigella is one of the most toxic substances known to man"
mineral jelly, petrolatum, petroleum jelly - a semisolid mixture of hydrocarbons obtained from petroleum; used in medicinal ointments and for lubrication
Verb1.jelly - make into jelly; "jellify a liquid"
change integrity - change in physical make-up

jelly

verb
To change or be changed from a liquid into a soft, semisolid, or solid mass:
Translations
جِيلِيجيلي: هُلام الفواكِهمادَّةٌ هُلاميَّهمُجَمَّدَة الفواكِهمُرَبَّى
gelatinamelmelada
želédžem
gelésyltetøjdessertgelé
ژله
hyytelömarmeladiruuhkahillo
pekmezžele
zselédzsemkocsonyakocsonyás massza
hlaup
ジャムゼリー
젤리
cylon
drebučiaimedūzaželė
galertsreceklisželeja
jeleumarmeladă
marmeladažele
syltgelémarmelad
เยลลี่แยม
jölepeltepelte gibi şeyreçel
mứtthạch

jelly

1 [ˈdʒelɪ]
A. N
1. (Brit) (= dessert) → jalea f, gelatina f
my legs turned to jellyme temblaban las piernas
2. (US) (= jam) → mermelada f
3. (= substance) → gelatina f
B. CPD jelly baby Ncaramelo m de goma (en forma de niño)

jelly

[ˈdʒɛli] n
(= dessert) → gelée f
(US) (= jam) → confiture fjelly baby nbonbon m à la gélatine (en forme de bébé)jelly bean jellybean [ˈdʒɛlibiːn] nbonbon m à la gelée

jelly

n
Gelee nt; (esp Brit: = dessert) → Götterspeise f, → Wackelpeter m (inf); (esp US: = jam) → Marmelade f; (round meat etc) → Aspik m or nt, → Gallert(e) m(f); it forms a kind of jellyes bildet eine gelee- or gallertartige Masse; my legs were like jellyich hatte Pudding in den Beinen (inf); I or my legs turned to jellyich wurde ganz weich in den Knien
(sl: = gelignite) → Dynamit nt
vtin Aspik einlegen

jelly

:
jelly baby
n (Brit) → ˜ Gummibärchen nt
jellybean
nGeleebonbon m or nt
jellyfish
nQualle f
jelly jar
n (US) = jam jar
jelly roll
n (US) → Biskuitrolle f

jelly

[ˈdʒɛlɪ] ngelatina

jelly

(ˈdʒeli) plural ˈjellies noun
1. the juice of fruit boiled with sugar until it is firm, used like jam, or served with meat.
2. a transparent, smooth food, usually fruit-flavoured. I've made raspberry jelly for the party.
3. any jelly-like substance. Frogs' eggs are enclosed in a kind of jelly.
4. (American) same as jam1.
ˈjellyfishplurals ˈjellyfish, ~ˈjellyfishes noun
a kind of sea animal with a jelly-like body. The child was stung by a jellyfish.

jelly

جِيلِي, مُرَبَّى džem, želé gelé, syltetøj Götterspeise, Marmelade ζελέ, μαρμελάδα confitura, gelatina, mermelada hyytelö, ruuhka confiture, gelée pekmez, žele gelatina, marmellata ジャム, ゼリー, 젤리 gelei, jam gele, trengsel dżem, galareta gelatina, geleia джем, желе gelé, sylt เยลลี่, แยม jöle, reçel mứt, thạch 果子冻, 果酱

jel·ly

n. jalea, sustancia gelatinosa;
contraceptive ______ anticonceptiva;
petroleum ___vaselina.
References in classic literature ?
Fired a with housewifely wish to see her storeroom stocked with homemade preserves, she undertook to put up her own currant jelly.
If it's Monday she's bound ter say she wished 'twas Sunday; and if you take her jelly you're pretty sure ter hear she wanted chicken--but if you DID bring her chicken, she'd be jest hankerin' for lamb broth
Old Jelly Belly's got three bullet holes in him, but he ain't goin' to die, and he's got Chester's number.
Mother asked me to leave this little dish of jelly for Aunt Atossa.
Think of my darling child being crushed into jelly by those great wheels
We're to have two kinds of jelly, red and yellow, and whipped cream and lemon pie, and cherry pie, and three kinds of cookies, and fruit cake, and Marilla's famous yellow plum preserves that she keeps especially for ministers, and pound cake and layer cake, and biscuits as aforesaid; and new bread and old both, in case the minister is dyspeptic and can't eat new.
there stood a strong man, with a mighty hamper, which, being hauled into the room and presently unpacked, disgorged such treasures as tea, and coffee, and wine, and rusks, and oranges, and grapes, and fowls ready trussed for boiling, and calves'-foot jelly, and arrow-root, and sago, and other delicate restoratives, that the small servant, who had never thought it possible that such things could be, except in shops, stood rooted to the spot in her one shoe, with her mouth and eyes watering in unison, and her power of speech quite gone.
I'm very sorry for you as a sister, and if the doctor orders jelly for Mr.
Nor can any son of mortal woman, for the first time, seat himself amid those hempen intricacies, and while straining his utmost at the oar, bethink him that at any unknown instant the harpoon may be darted, and all these horrible contortions be put in play like ringed lightnings; he cannot be thus circumstanced without a shudder that makes the very marrow in his bones to quiver in him like a shaken jelly.
quoth the monarch, in a pleasant voice; and they could all see that he really did shake like jelly when he laughed.
It was followed by the tongue--a freckled cylinder of meat, with a little jelly at the top, and a great deal of yellow fat at the bottom--ending with another square dissolved in water
This advice prevailing over the stables and the jelly, they turned towards the coach-office to witness the Lightning's arrival.